Billy Idol fans nearly lost it over his tweet on the day of the British royal wedding. Idol had tweeted, “Looks like a lovely day in U-K for Harry and Meghan’s wedding.” One fan replied, “It’s right there — say it!” So he did and tweeted…`So it looked like ‘It was a nice day for a white wedding’ in the UK for Meghan and Harry.” I think his almost saying it tweet was well played. -Doug Some great comments on Billy’s simple tweet at Indy100.
If you go see Def Leppard this summer, you can try their beer. The band has teamed with Elysian Brewing to create Def Leppard Pale, a combination of British malt and Pacific Northwest hops. It will be available at most stops as Def Leppard tours with Journey beginning tomorrow in Albany, New York.They play Vancouver’s Rogers Arena October 1st.
And we’ve got our own brew at our 15th Anniversary party this weekend at Crossroads Brewing. We’ll be introducing the “99th Bottle Classic Community Ale” You can pick up tickets online at Crossroads Brewing or win your way in by listening to 99.3 The Drive.
Bob Seger is back after back surgery cancelled his last tour. He’s rescheduling the shows he cancelled. He’ll be doing his classics and songs from his latest album “I Knew You When,” an album dedicated to his friend Glenn Frey of the Eagles.
Paul Simon forgot the words to his song “The Cool, Cool River” at a show in Portland, Oregon, so he told the crowd he was going to punish himself by playing a song he loathes. Then he played “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy),” telling the crowd, “This will teach me. I just hate this song.”
PWB ‘s Cariboo Rocks The North classic rock fest, August 10th to 12th at Exhibition Park, is going to be the biggest party of the year ……The mostly Canadian lineup will feature Prism, the Headpins, Honeymoon Suite, Nick Gilder & Sweeney Todd, Toronto, Little River Band, Kim Mitchell, Harlequin, Platinum Blonde, 54.40, and Randy Bachman. Click the pic for a link to tickets.